Release Date: 25 Jan 1931
Duration (in mins): 77 or 80
Edward G. Robinson (Little Caesar "alias Rico" [Enrico Cesare Bandello])
Douglas Fairbanks (Joe Massaro)
Glenda Farrell (Olga Strassoff)
William Collier (Tony Passa)
Sidney Blackmer (Big Boy)
Mervyn LeRoy (Dir)
Robert N. Lee
Darryl F. Zanuck
Distribution First National Pictures, Inc.
Production First National Pictures, Inc.
After robbing a gas station, Enrico Cesare Bandello, known as Rico, leaves his small town for the city with his friend Joe Massaro. Joe wants to find work as a dancer, but Rico admires the front page notoriety that gangster Diamond Pete Montana receives. He joins Sam Vittori's gang, one of the two biggest gangs in town, working directly under Montana, chief lieutenant to Big Boy, the head of the city's underworld. The other gang is headed by Little Arnie Lorch, who owns a gambling salon. Joe...